Parallel Verses

Worsley New Testament

from whom the whole body being fitly joined together and compacted by the aid of every joint, according to the operation proportioned to every part, maketh an increase to the edification of itself in love.

New American Standard Bible

from whom the whole body, being fitted and held together by what every joint supplies, according to the proper working of each individual part, causes the growth of the body for the building up of itself in love.

King James Version

From whom the whole body fitly joined together and compacted by that which every joint supplieth, according to the effectual working in the measure of every part, maketh increase of the body unto the edifying of itself in love.

Holman Bible

From Him the whole body, fitted and knit together by every supporting ligament, promotes the growth of the body for building up itself in love by the proper working of each individual part.

International Standard Version

in whom the whole body is united and held together by every ligament with which it is supplied. As each individual part does its job, the body builds itself up in love.

A Conservative Version

from whom the whole body, joined together and united together through every connection of the supply, according to the working of each one part within a standard, makes the growth of the body for the construction of itself by love.

American Standard Version

from whom all the body fitly framed and knit together through that which every joint supplieth, according to the working in due measure of each several part, maketh the increase of the body unto the building up of itself in love.

Amplified

From Him the whole body [the church, in all its various parts], joined and knitted firmly together by what every joint supplies, when each part is working properly, causes the body to grow and mature, building itself up in [unselfish] love.

An Understandable Version

From Him all [members of] the body are properly joined together by every supporting ligament, as each part contributes to the growth of the body and builds itself up through [mutual] love.

Anderson New Testament

from whom the whole body, compactly fitted together, and united by every helping joint, according to the energy in the measure of each part, makes increase of the body, for the building up of itself in love.

Bible in Basic English

Through whom all the body, being rightly formed and united together, by the full working of every part, is increased to the building up of itself in love.

Common New Testament

from whom the whole body, being joined and held together by what every joint supplies, according to the proper working of each part, causes the growth of the body and builds itself up in love.

Daniel Mace New Testament

from which the whole body fitly framed, and compacted by the entire adherence and contribution of every part performing its respective function, increases and improves itself by the mutual concern of the parts.

Darby Translation

from whom the whole body, fitted together, and connected by every joint of supply, according to the working in its measure of each one part, works for itself the increase of the body to its self-building up in love.

Godbey New Testament

from whom the whole body, being assimilated and knitted together through every joint of the supply, according to the working in each several part, makes increase of the body in the edification of itself in divine love.

Goodspeed New Testament

For it is under his control that the whole system, adjusted and united by each ligament of its equipment, develops in proportion to the functioning of each particular part, and so builds itself up through love.

John Wesley New Testament

From whom the whole body fitly joined together and compacted, by that which every joint supplieth according to the effectual working in the measure of every member, maketh increase of the body, to the edifying of itself in love.

Julia Smith Translation

From whom all the body fitted together and joined together by every touch of the expenditure, according to the energy in measure of one of each part, makes the increase of the body to the building up of itself in love.

King James 2000

From whom the whole body being fitly joined together and knit together by that which every joint supplies, according to the effectual working in the measure of every part, makes increase of the body unto the edifying of itself in love.

Lexham Expanded Bible

from whom the whole body, joined together and held together by every supporting ligament, according to the working by measure of each single part, the growth of the body makes for the building up of itself in love.

Modern King James verseion

from whom the whole body, fitted together and compacted by that which every joint supplies, according to the effectual working in the measure of each part, producing the growth of the body to the edifying of itself in love.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

in whom all the body is coupled and knit together, in every joint, wherewith one ministereth to another - according to the operation as every part hath his measure - and increaseth the body, unto the edifying of itself in love.

Moffatt New Testament

as the entire Body is welded together and compacted by every joint with which it is supplied, the due activity of each part enables the Body to grow and build itself up in love.

Montgomery New Testament

From him the whole body (knit together and compacted by all its joints) makes continual growth of the body so as to build itself up in love, through the energy of his bounteous provision, according to the need of each several part.

NET Bible

From him the whole body grows, fitted and held together through every supporting ligament. As each one does its part, the body grows in love.

New Heart English Bible

from whom all the body, being fitted and knit together through that which every joint supplies, according to the proper working of each individual part, makes the body increase to the building up of itself in love.

Noyes New Testament

from whom the whole body, well put together and compacted by means of every supplying joint, is, according to the working of each part in its proportion, building itself up in love.

Sawyer New Testament

by whom all the body being joined together and compacted by the supply of every joint, according to the proportionate operation of every part, makes increase of the body to the edification of itself in love.

The Emphasized Bible

Out of whom all the body - fitly framing itself together, and connecting itself, through means of every joint of supply, by way of energising in the measure of each single part - secureth the growing of the body, unto an upbuilding of itself in love.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

From whom the whole body nicely joined together, and firmly connected by every joint of exact proportion, according to the energy exerted in the measure of every several part, causeth the increase of the body unto the edification of itself in love.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For from him the whole Body, closely joined and knit together by the contact of every part with the source of its life, derives its power to grow, in proportion to the vigor of each individual part; and so is being built up in a spirit of love.

Webster

From whom the whole body fitly joined together and compacted by that which every joint supplieth, according to the effectual working in the measure of every part, maketh increase of the body to the edifying of itself in love.

Weymouth New Testament

Dependent on Him, the whole body--its various parts closely fitting and firmly adhering to one another-- grows by the aid of every contributory link, with power proportioned to the need of each individual part, so as to build itself up in a spirit of love.

Williams New Testament

For it is under His direction that the whole body is perfectly adjusted and united by every joint that furnishes its supplies; and by the proper functioning of each particular part there is brought about the growing of the body for its building up in love.

World English Bible

from whom all the body, being fitted and knit together through that which every joint supplies, according to the working in measure of each individual part, makes the body increase to the building up of itself in love.

Worrell New Testament

from Whom all the body, fitly framed and knit together through every joint of supply, according to the working in due measure of each single part, secures the growth of the body to the upbuilding of itself in love.

Youngs Literal Translation

from whom the whole body, being fitly joined together and united, through the supply of every joint, according to the working in the measure of each single part, the increase of the body doth make for the building up of itself in love.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
Usage: 709

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

the whole
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

σῶμα 
Soma 
Usage: 123

συναρμολογέω 
sunarmologeo 
Usage: 2

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

συμβιβάζω 
Sumbibazo 
Usage: 6

by
διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527


which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

ἁφή 
Haphe 
Usage: 2

ἐπιχορηγία 
Epichoregia 
Usage: 2

κατά 
Kata 
according to, after, against, in, by, daily , as,
Usage: 428

ἐνέργεια 
Energeia 
Usage: 8

in
ἐν 
En 
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128
Usage: 2128

the measure
μέτρον 
metron 
Usage: 8

of every
ἕκαστος 
hekastos 
Usage: 73

μέρος 
meros 
Usage: 36

ποιέω 
Poieo 
do, make, bring forth, commit, cause, work, show, bear, keep, fulfil, deal, perform, not tr, , vr do
Usage: 372

αὔξησις 
Auxesis 
Usage: 2

of the body
σῶμα 
Soma 
Usage: 123

εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

the edifying
οἰκοδομή 
Oikodome 
Usage: 17

of itself
ἑαυτοῦ 
heautou 
Usage: 249

Devotionals

Devotionals about Ephesians 4:16

Images Ephesians 4:16

Prayers for Ephesians 4:16

Context Readings

Gifted Leaders Bring The Church To Maturity

15 but holding the truth in love, may grow up in all things into Him, who is the head, even Christ: 16 from whom the whole body being fitly joined together and compacted by the aid of every joint, according to the operation proportioned to every part, maketh an increase to the edification of itself in love. 17 This I say therefore, and charge you in the name of the Lord, that ye no longer walk as the rest of the Gentiles walk,


Cross References

Colossians 2:19

and not adhering to the head, from which all the body, being supplied and held together as by joints and bands, increaseth with the increase of God.

John 15:5

I am the vine, ye are the branches; he that abideth in me, and I in him, beareth much fruit: but without me ye can do nothing.

Ephesians 1:4

according as he hath chosen us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and unblameable before Him in love:

Ephesians 1:4-11

according as he hath chosen us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and unblameable before Him in love:

Ephesians 1:4-16

according as he hath chosen us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and unblameable before Him in love:

1 Corinthians 8:1

Now as to things offered to idols, we know that we all have knowledge about them. Knowledge however puffeth up, but charity edifieth.

1 Corinthians 12:12-28

For as the body is one, and hath many members; but all the parts of this one body, though many, are but one body:

1 Corinthians 13:4-9

Charity beareth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity is not insolent, is not puffed up,

1 Corinthians 13:13-1

And now abideth faith, hope, love, these three graces; but the greatest of these is love.

Galatians 5:6

For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision availeth any thing, nor uncircumcision, but faith which worketh by love.

Galatians 5:13-14

For, brethren, ye have been called unto liberty; only abuse not this liberty for an occasion to indulge the flesh, but by mutual love serve one another.

Galatians 5:22

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long-suffering,

Ephesians 3:7

of which I was made a minister, according to the gift of the grace of God conferred on me by the effectual operation of his power.

Ephesians 3:17

that Christ may dwell in your hearts by faith: and be ye rooted and grounded in love,

Ephesians 4:12

to the edifying of the body of Christ:

Ephesians 4:15

but holding the truth in love, may grow up in all things into Him, who is the head, even Christ:

Philippians 1:9

And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and in all discernment;

Colossians 2:2

that their hearts may be comforted, being knit together in love, and to all the riches of a full assurance of understanding in these things, to the acknowledgment of the mystery of our God and Father, and of Christ:

1 Thessalonians 1:3

Incessantly remembering your work of faith, and labor of love, and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ, before our God and Father:

1 Thessalonians 2:13

For this also we thank God continually, that when ye received the word of God, which ye heard from us, ye received it not as the word of men, but (as it is in truth) the word of God, which also worketh effectually in you that believe.

1 Thessalonians 3:12

and the Lord make you to increase and abound in love to one another, and to all men, as we do towards you:

1 Thessalonians 4:9-10

But as to brotherly love, ye need not that I write unto you; for ye yourselves are taught of God to love one another.

2 Thessalonians 1:3

We ought always to give thanks to God on your account, my brethren, as it is fit; because your faith increaseth greatly, and the love of every one of you towards each other aboundeth:

1 Timothy 1:5

so do, and acquaint them that the end of that charge is charity, out of a pure heart, and a good conscience, and faith unfeigned:

1 Peter 1:22

Having therefore purified your souls by obedience to the truth, through the Spirit, to brotherly love unfeigned, love one another with a pure heart fervently:

1 John 4:16

And we have known and believed the love which God hath towards us: for God is love; and he, that dwelleth in love, dwelleth in God, and God in him.

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